Miramax classics are coming to AOL, free of charge. The partnership is just the latest example of video platforms turning to movies to show more ads.
Tubi TV is launching with 3,000 movies and TV show episodes on Amazons Fire TV as well as Roku’s set-top box and Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
Crackle isn’t crackling anymore in the U.K.: The Sony-owned video service will close shop in the market by the beginning of April.
Bloomberg TV launched live and on-demand video on Apple TV Wednesday, and now wants to bring its service to other smart TV platforms.
This week, famous faces, new shows and pleas for advertising dollars brought many web video companies to web video’s version of TV’s upfronts. Here are just a few of the biggest stories to emerge.
It’s been common for web series to never make it past a first season. But this year, there are four notable examples of shows continuing their runs, from independent teen dramedies to Jerry Seinfeld chatting with comics.
Fanhattan is trying to make it easier for users to discover content available on mobile, and soon connected TV devices. With that in mind, it has added videos from new content sources, including movies from Crackle and TV shows from PBS and Lifetime.
Sony online video venture Crackle is rolling out a new, free, ad-supported movie service to a connected TV or Blu-ray player near you. There’s just one catch — that TV or Blu-ray player will probably have to be made by Sony.
Here’s the thing about the Crackle original series Backwash, which launched this Monday: I’m not terribly impressed any more by a celebrity choosing to participate in web content. I am, however, impressed when ALL THE CELEBRITIES, EVER, choose to participate in web content.
Sony’s streaming video portal Crackle has popped up this week with the Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Android App Market’s first subscription TV and vi…